With the slew of ice storms, hurricanes, and other natural disasters in recent years, “business continuity” and “disaster recovery” have become buzz words in the business world. Organizations want to know how to protect their data and keep their business afloat should a disaster or some other cause of downtime occur. And, according to a new infographic released by SunGard AS (see below), 74% of organizations consider unplanned IT and telecom outages a threat to their business – and they should.
With the cost of downtime ranging from more than $8,500 per hour for small companies to more than $686,000 per hour for large companies, there’s a big reason to make sure your business continuity and disaster recovery plans are solid and in place now. But cost is not the only concern.
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